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The poet and artist Ruth Sutoyé has co-produced an exhibition of film and photography about black women who choose to shave their heads. She speaks with the Gazette ahead of the launch of Bald Black Girl(s) in Clerkenwell next month.

Passengers were left wheezing and rubbing their eyes after two men on an Overground train at Caledonian Road and Barnsbury sprayed "gas" in a packed carriage.

Jamie Brown, of Archant's Local Impact initiative, explains how to use social media to your advantage

Two men are in hospital after being stabbed near Finsbury Park station last night.

The business community surrounding Exmouth Market has come together to give rough sleepers warm clothes, hot meals, haircuts, Oyster cards and more.

When we were given a few hours' notice that housing minister Rishi Sunak would be visiting the Emirates, we decided to have a quick whip around on Twitter to gather some questions for him.

Camden and Islington will get their fourth borough commander in just 12 months, with Ch Supt Raj Kohli is set to take over from Det Ch Supt Iain Raphael in January.

The NR F1 Podcast reviews the 2018 Formula 1 season - with Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes top of the pile, plus some exiting developments awaiting in 2019.

Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

The Met's gang squad have released CCTV of the chilling moment a gunman gets out of a Jaguar and opens fire off Essex Road.

Cycle stands in Finsbury Park have been removed after they were installed in "the wrong place".

Dozens of firefighters have this morning been dealing with a burst water main in Offord Road that has resulted in flood-hit properties and rush-hour road closures.

West Ham United Hammers midfielder Jack Wilshere says there is far more to come from Manuel Pellegrini's side this season.

Wireless promoters defended the music festival at a licence review hearing last night, saying it is a "celebration of grime music" that causes no public nuisance.

I'm torn over the low-level outcry that greeted Islington Council's decision to broker a deal with Wireless Festival, and withdraw its formal submission to the licensing review.

On Friday, I logged on to Twitter and typed three letters into the search box that have had an important bearing on my life: OCD.

The performances of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have been a major factor in Arsenal winning nine games on the bounce including six consecutive Premier League victories before October's international break. Read on to learn about the Gabon striker's forthcoming matches for the west African nation - and why the Gunners star tweeted criticisms of the country's football federation.

Two Islington police officers were stabbed after being called to a fight at a flat in Liverpool Road last night, with two more also injured in the attack.

I attended Barnsbury Boys Upper School in Camden Road, Islington, writes Barry J Page, Ontario, Canada.

Middlesex bowler Tim Murtagh admitted it felt good to end the County Championship Division Two season on a winning note against Durham.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced that tickets for the NBA London Game 2019 featuring the Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks will go on general sale Friday, October 19 at 9am.

Holloway Fire Station opened its doors to the public at the weekend so people could come and meet firefighters and cops from their area.

Arsenal attacker Alex Iwobi has praised the talented North London youngsters involved in a stunning anti-violence video that has been viewed by nearly one and a quarter million people in little more than a week.

Arsenal legend Nigel Winterburn has backed new head coach Unai Emery to deliver on his pressing ethos.

Read Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif's latest column in the aftermath of Unai Emery's Emirates debut which resulted in a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City, as he says: Keep Calm and Carry On

Bayer Leverkusen's regional newspaper, the Rheinische Post, has called the Twitter trolling of Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech an 'own goal' by the club's social media team, while asking whether the experienced Czech international could have simply ignored the tweet. Read our resident German football expert and Arsenal writer Rosie Tudball's translation.

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has admitted he is unsure of his future with the club.

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has accused the German football federation of racism, prompting the 29-year-old to retire from international football.

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has announced he is to quit playing for the German national side, slamming individuals at the country's football federation, accusing them of revealing their 'previously hidden racist tendencies'.

A confrontational approach from the Met is the prime reason behind a 65 per cent reduction in moped crime in Camden and Islington according to the police officer leading the crackdown.

King's Cross developers ignoring tomorrow's World Cup semi-final to screen "additional Wimbledon coverage" and The Wizard of Oz have "failed a big culture test", says a Cally councillor.

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews one of the last 16 ties on day 19 of the tournament

Uruguay and Portugal had met twice in friendlies, with the Portuguese winning 3-0 in 1966 and the sides drawing 1-1 in Brazil.

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews the first last-16 tie

The 22-year-old missed training on Thursday, but revealed he is desperate to get playing again as soon as possible

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews game one on day eight of the tournament

Former Arsenal Invincible Jens Lehman has posted a cryptic message on social media after new Gunners boss Unai Emery announced his coaching staff - with the former German international goalkeeper not included.

Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews match one on day five of the tournament.

Experienced Swiss defender Stephan Lichtsteiner has expressed his delight at joining Arsenal.

"Stop throwing rubbish on the floor - NOW!" These strong words come from a nine-year-old girl who is sick and tired of people littering in Finsbury Park.

The people of Islington have spoken, writes Cllr Tricia Clarke, St George's ward.

Arsenal's popular midfield maestro Santi Cazorla has left the club after coming to the end of his contract.

The Spurs forward has revealed his enormous pride at the prospect of leading the Three Lions out at this summer's tournament

An Overground user group are angry at transport bosses for failing to tell commuters about a time change for a rush-hour "ghost train".

Jack Wilshere has expressed frustration at his World Cup omission and declared that he should be in Gareth Southgate's England squad.

BBC presenter Zeb Soanes launches children's books series inspired by his close-up encounter with an Islington fox

It's the Europa League final in Lyon between Atletico Madrid and Marseille. Arsenal fell in the semi-finals to Atleti earlier this month after 14 matches in the tournament stretching back to September. Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif reported from the majority of matches in North London and all across Europe. Read his end of season, tongue-in-cheek, review of the Gunners campaign as he recalls his memorable moments on and off the pitch during Arsene Wenger's final season.

Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif has spent the last few months watching the club's women's team along with visits to grassroots sister club the Hitchin Belles while talking to a number of people in and around both organisations as well as interviewing the Gunners US superstar Heather O'Reilly. Ahead of the Arsenal v Chelsea Women's FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday read on for his exclusive, in-depth report on the ever-growing game of women's football.

Tracey Neville's England won Commonwealth Games gold with a last-gasp win over world champions Australia which was reminiscent of her brothers' Champions League win 19 years ago.

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